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My Latest, Greatest Food Find: Aardvark, the Curry Bus at the Pass, Plus More Food News

Curry tastes better when cooked and eaten in an old motor home. No, really!

Before we get to the part about Canlis getting rammed by a big old construction truck (it's true! And everyone's fine), let me first tell you about Aardvark Food and Juice Bar. Dan, the owner, could be the nicest guy you'll ever meet. Read more »

Seattle's Suddenly Flush with Middle Eastern Flavor

This Turkish snack bread is called simit, and Grand Central Bakery is baking the delicious knots right now.

The mainstreaming of Middle Eastern flavors in Seattle has been a long time coming. Read more »


Updated! It's True: Matt Dillon's Bar Sajor is Opening in Pioneer Square

Matt Dillon outside of Bar Sajor, his Pioneer Square restaurant
Chef Matt Dillon in front of Bar Sajor in December. Don't worry: The paper's off the windows now.

Update! Bar Sajor just announced it will opens for limited service tomorrow (Thursday, February 21) at 4pm and on Friday. Regular hours will begin Monday, February 25, when Bar Sajor will begin serving lunch and dinner on weekdays, opening at 11am (with a limited menu on Mondays). Weekend hours are still TBD. Read more »

In a Winter Cooking Slump? Amy Pennington's Fresh Pantry to the Rescue (+Recipe!)

Eating seasonally, locally and supporting farmers come deep wintertime equates to shivering trips to one of the few year-round farmers markets, where tables are piled high with a dozen varieties of potatoes, gnobbly carrots, turnips, beets and a few sorts of sturdy winter greens. It's good stuff, tasty, a welcome shift in our menus when, in November, when we're eager to embrace soft sweaters and kabocha gratin. Read more »

Food News: An *Updated* Update on Fuji Bakery

Fuji Bakery's marvelous pastries. Will the reinvented Fuji stack up?

Update: It looks like the return of Fuji Bakery is set back another few months....again. The latest prediction is March. Bummer. Read more »